Asian dishes like Korean Bibimbap and Five-Spice Soba Noodles feature the traditional Asian flavors of soy and ginger. More modern takes, like Soy-Glazed Salmon Burger, bring those flavors front and center. The spices of Asia are the stars of the region’s aromatic, full-flavored cuisine.
Asian Hot and Sour Slaw
Shredded slaw mixes and shredded carrots in supermarket produce section are particularly useful for preparing vegetable side dishes that complement all types of grilled and barbecued dishes.
Five-Spice Quinoa with Toasted Almonds
Five-spice powder is a seasoning that usually includes star anise, cinnamon, licorice root, fennel, and black or Sichuan pepper. It plays well against the slight nuttiness of quinoa, a grain that is rich in protein. Toasting the quinoa in a little oil adds a pleasing nuance of flavor. If the quinoa is sold in bulk or loose, I recommend rinsing it. If it’s in a package, you may omit this step.
Candied Walnuts with Sprimp in Spicy Garlic Sauce
Shrimp is marinated in a simple, spicy sauce and then sauteed with bell peppers and onions for exciting flavor without the extra fat and mess of deep-frying.
Peanutty Noodles with Seasonal Vegetables
Sauteed vegetables top a tangled of whole-wheat pasta, dressed with a creamy peanut sauce.
Longevity Noodles with Chicken
The peanut sauce in this dish also goes well with grilled chicken and it makes an excellent dip for crisp, sliced vegetables.
Happy Family Stir-Fried Rice
During traditional Chinese holidays, families gather for a big feast. Near the end of the meal, everyone enjoys this dish, which symbolizes harmony and happiness.
Edamame Dumplings with Thai Peanut Sauce
Sauce: Pour the coconut milk into a small saucepan and whisk in the curry paste. Bring it to a simmer, then whisk in the peanut…
Spicy Noodle Salad
For variety, add chopped cooked chicken breasts or other vegetables such as sugar snap peas.
Udon with Wasabi Sauce and Grilled Pork from Kikkoman
In a non-reactive bowl, combine pork, 2 tablespoons ponzu, 2 tablespoons crushed garlic and 1 tablespoon sesame oil. Cover and marinate 30 minutes. Cook noodles…
Teriyaki Rosemary Beef Kabobs from Kikkoman
Marinated sirloin steak is cubed and threaded on skewers with vegetables then grilled for an easy crowd-pleasing main dish.
Teriyaki Meatball Appetizers from Kikkoman
Baked meatballs make a great appetizer when served with extra teriyaki sauce.
Asian Coleslaw with Candied Walnuts from Kikkoman
Jicama, carrots and candied walnuts make this coleslaw a cut above the rest.
Coconut Tomato Soup
A smooth, beautifully colored soup perfect for when you want to bring the tropics home.
Pineapple, Red Cabbage, and Corn Salad
A refreshing sweet and tart salad made with pineapple, lettuce, corn, and tomato tossed in a light vinaigrette.